Bringing Intimacy Back with Dr. April

Bringing Intimacy Back with Dr. April

As we look around in this world today, it seems we are becoming more disconnected from one As we look around the world today, it seems that we are becoming more disconnected from one another, even though we have the technology to connect to more and more people than ever before. The lack of intimacy (in its many forms) is one of the top three reasons why relationships struggle and often end.The Bringing Intimacy Back talk show is a show dedicated to inspire, enlighten, and encourage intimate connections. This show provides an engaging atmosphere to discuss and demonstrate ways to enhance intimacy in one’s personal relationships with significant others, families, friends, Spirit, and oneself.Dr. April and Dr. Kelly will discuss intimate connections in many different forms, such as sex, emotional and physical health, communication, and spirituality. In fact, research has shown that as we increase our intimate connection with ourselves, our Spirit, and others, the conflicts, anxiety, and depression in our lives will decrease.For more information on the Bringing Intimacy Back podcast, check out: https://bringingintimacyback.com/... Show More

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March 8, 2021 63 min
Dr. April and Dr. Kelly bring on Bridgette Cooper, award-winning classical singer, to speak about how intimate opera can be. If the intimacy of opera is to be appreciated by the audience, the performers must know the material better than anyone. Then, Shonda Mallory, aka Mallory J, a radio personality in Fort Myers, speaks about how dating changes once you hit 50. Values and priorities change, which greatly impacts what we desirer ...
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Many people repeatedly find themselves being drawn towards the same type of toxic partners. It even happens when the person knows that they’ll inevitably be unhappy! Love addiction may be the explanation for this harmful pattern. Sherry Gaba is a licensed psychotherapist and life coach who has over 20 years of experience in helping people with their addiction. She was the go-to expert for “Celebrity Rehab” on VH1 and author of the ...
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April Natale has a gift of connecting with passed loved ones. On the show, she discussed her ability as a psychic medium, her passion for helping others reconnect with their loved ones, and her past struggles with anxiety. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drapril/support
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Marla Renee Stewart, MA is a professional sexologist, intimacy/relationship/sex coach, speaker, and author. She is the owner of Velvet Lips, a sexuality education company, as well as Contract Liberation, a company focused on research for non-profit groups. She is the Co-Founder of the Sex Down South Conference. Marla aims to bring diverse groups together to learn and share their experiences in the essence of being authentic and fos...
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This week on Bringing Intimacy Back, we had the pleasure of meeting of a great guy by the name of Christophe Zajac-Denek. While Christophe has dealt with many obstacles in life, enduring multiple major surgeries as a child and living with Dwarfism, he has definitely accomplished big things. Christophe attended college at Michigan State University before starting a rock band in which he played the drums. He toured the US and Europe...
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Tom Antion discusses 20-year, long distance relationship and how they make it work. While long distance relationships may not be for everyone, they can work! Tom gives tips on ways to keep the intimacy hot virtually and ways to communicate trust in a long distance relationship. For more information: https://antion.com/ https://www.facebook.com/antion https://www.youtube.com/user/antion https://screwthecommute.com/ Follow Tom’s Pod...
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Sherri Belmar Theis discusses the mind, body and soul through soul connections that we all share in intimacy and in all forms of relationships. For 30 years, Sherri has mentored women world-wide in their Christian Faith. Sherri is the Creator of her Signature Course SHINE and the SHINE Membership. She is also the host of the Soul Set and Alma Mía podcast. For more information: https://sherritogether.com/ https://www.instagram.com/...
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Mika lives, works, and sings loudly off of her balcony in Brooklyn, NY. A firm believer in Black joy, creativity, and light. She hosts a bi-weekly podcast, Talk To Us Nice, speaking on pop and black culture, dating advice, and more. She is also an actor and writer, most recently featured in Marie Claire with her essay Waves of Loss and Revolution. Mika discussed her journey through losing her father to COVID, inspired by her mother...
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This is Season 10 Episode 1 of the Bringing Intimacy Back podcast, and we are thrilled to introduce our new co-host Dr. Kelly Bushey! Dr. April and Dr. Kelly discuss the topic of Intimacy through Discernment and how to create the 8 aspects of Wellness in all areas of life: physically, emotionally, intellectually, socially, spiritually, vocationally, financially, and environmentally. The hosts share techniques on how they gained sha...
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We would like to thank our sponsor KITSCH Shampoo and Conditioner. Check out their website for all of their products! www.mykitsch.com Dr. Jada Jackson is an author, counselor, and talk show host. Jada Jackson is known for her transparent, practical style of communicating and training. Her ultimate goal is to guide her clients in a meaningful and purposeful living, particularly in the areas of spiritual growth, personal & prof...
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Joan Childs, LCSW, has been in clinical private practice as a psychotherapist since 1978, specializing in couple's therapy. In addition, she is an expert in Codependency, Inner Child Work, Original Pain Work, and Second Stage Recovery. Joan is also an author, writing THE MYTH OF THE MAIDEN: On Being a Woman and WHY DID SHE JUMP?  My Daughter's Battle with Bipolar Disorder is under contract for a movie presently in pre-prod...
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Dr. Sara Rosenquist is Board Certified Clinical Health Psychologist. She is the author of "After the Stork:  The Couple's Guide to Preventing and Overcoming Postpartum Depression", enjoys working with clients from her office in Cary, NC. On the show, Dr. Sara Rosenquist will touch on the topic of Infertility and Intimacy in relationships and breakdown tips on how to work through your relationship and emotional stress th...
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Tammi Pickle was literally born to be a matchmaker! She is the Vice President and partner of Elite Connections International, which is a family owned business for more than 26 years. Tammi has been featured on countless magazines, TV, Radio and news publications as a matchmaker and coach in dating. During this time of COVID and dating being difficult finding the right person that you vibe with, sometimes ladies and gentleman, we ma...
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Jessica Sagastume is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Bilingual and Immigration Counselor who has made it her mission to support and help Hispanics and Immigrants to help them to “trust the process” as they embark upon their therapeutic journey of healing and self-discovery within themselves and with their relationships. Jessica integrates various treatment interventions.  For more information: www.restoringhopeswfltherapy....
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Recently on the Bringing Intimacy Back show, we had a special guest Kathy Kates, a pelvic floor therapist, and bilingual family nurse practitioner. Kathy Kates works with women, men, transgender, and non-gender non-conforming patients experiencing chronic pelvic pain and other pelvic floor dysfunction. On the show, Kathy Kates will discuss how intimacy and, having pelvic floor dysfunctions affects your life with you and your partne...
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Dr. Talal H. Alsaleem is an award-winning marriage counselor and researcher. Dr. Talal is the author of the acclaimed book, Infidelity: The Best Worst Thing that Could Happen to Your Marriage. Dr. Talal is the founder of the Infidelity Counseling Center. On the show, Dr. Talal will provide the audience with essential information to broaden their understanding of infidelity, as a construct as well as its causes and impact. For More...
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Special Guest Rev. CJ was born and raised in the Adirondack Mountains in New York, Rev. CJ and his husband Richard have a home there for a summer retreat.  Rev. CJ and Richard have been partnered twenty-seven years and were married in 2004. They have two adult sons.  Rev. CJ has served congregations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He served as Director of Religious Education for eight years in a Massachusetts congregation. He ha...
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On the Bringing Intimacy Back show, we had special guest Elizabeth Martin. Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern and Addictions Counselor Ms. Elizabeth Martin, the owner of Advanced Counseling of Fort Myers, LLC., is a Master’s level Mental Health Counselor who is currently pursuing her State license in Mental Health Counseling. Ms. Martin has worked in a wide variety of environments such as a psychiatric hospital and mental h...
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Lori Hardacker started her journey when she moved to Fort Myers Florida in 2019 after living in her RV and traveling the US since May of 2016. She worked in Naples and Fort Myers during the winter months and fell in love with that area. This is where she decided to take a break from living on the road and made Florida her home. Lori always had a passion for planning events for friends and others and started planning girl's nigh...
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Dwight Bain has guided thousands of people through challenging times as an Author, Nationally Certified Counselor, Certified Leadership Coach, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and former Family Law Mediator in clinical practice since 1984. Dwight Bain is a trusted media source, having been quoted by and featured in the Washington Post, New York Times, Orlando Sentinel, and radio and television stations across the major networks. H...
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